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Best Defense (1984)

Theatrical Performance
Domestic Box Office $19,265,302Details
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Metrics

Latest Ranking on Cumulative Box Office Lists

RecordRankAmount
All Time Domestic Box Office (Rank 3,501-3,600) 3,549 $19,265,302
All Time Worldwide Box Office (Rank 4,601-4,700) 4,683 $19,265,302
All Time Domestic Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 701-800) 772 $19,265,302
All Time Worldwide Box Office for Comedy Movies (Rank 901-1,000) 955 $19,265,302

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Movie Details

Domestic Releases: July 20th, 1984 (Wide) by Paramount Pictures
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Source:Based on Fiction Book/Short Story
Genre:Comedy
Production Method:Live Action
Creative Type:Contemporary Fiction

Leading Cast

   Lieutenant T.M. Landry
   Wylie Cooper

Supporting Cast

Helen Shaver    Clair Lewis, Wylie's Boss
Kate Capshaw    Laura Cooper
George Dzundza    Steve Loparino

Uncategorized

David Rasche    Jeff the 'KBG' Agent
Tom Noonan    Frank Holtzman

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Production and Technical Credits

Jennifer Parsons*    Costumer: Women

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Domestic Cumulative Box Office Records


Weekend Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/07/20 2 $7,872,297   1,425 $5,524   $7,872,297 1
1984/07/27 7 $3,175,612 -60% 1,425 $2,228   $14,155,050 2
1984/08/03 15 $1,469,636 -54% 921 $1,596   $17,026,305 3
1984/08/10 18 $575,047 -61% 484 $1,188   $18,361,590 4

Daily Box Office Performance

Weekly Box Office Performance

DateRankGross% ChangeTheatersPer TheaterTotal GrossWeek
1984/07/20 3 $10,979,438   1,425 $7,705   $10,979,438 1
1984/07/27 7 $4,577,231 -58% 1,425 $3,212   $15,556,669 2
1984/08/03 15 $2,229,874 -51% 921 $2,421   $17,786,543 3

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